A tourist who was filmed trying to take a selfie with a shark on a Brazilian beach has been slapped with a £5,000 fine, it was reported on Wednesday.
Researchers in Norway were in for a shock when they discovered more than 30 plastic bags and other plastic waste inside the stomach of a whale. The whale, which had been put down by wardens off the coast of western Norway, had clearly consumed a huge amount of non-biodegradable waste, Daily Mail reported.
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It started with a mild cough. Muhanum Anggriawati was just 12 years old when the cough began, transforming within weeks into a violent hacking that brought up a yellowish-black liquid, quoted from The Guardian.
A beach north of Brisbane is covered in blue blubber jellyfish, with one marine biologist saying it is the biggest stranding she has ever seen. There was no sand in sight at Deception Bay at the weekend when thousands of jellyfish stranded themselves, in what is known as a bloom, ABC News reported.
Authorities in Western Australia are searching for a dolphin believed to have been deliberately wrapped in a shirt, the BBC reported.
The adult dugong was reportedly chained in a cage while her calf was kept nearby in a separate enclosure. Photos and video of the animals were captured by a group of divers near the remote island of Kokoya, off North Maluku.
The children of Pejeng play among glass and waste left behind by tourists, as their parents wade through tonnes of rubbish collecting bottles and plastic.
Earth sizzled to a third-straight record hot year in 2016, with scientists mostly blaming man-made global warming with help from a natural El Nino that’s now gone.
“We saw a sun bear eating its own dung but when we contacted the zoo’s officers they told us the bear was medicated and we weren’t allowed to see it.”